Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
Deb Spadafora


  •   Cooking spray, for greasing
  • 4 cups  flour
  • 2 teaspoons  baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon  salt
  • 1 teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon  nutmeg
  • 2 cups  sugar
  • 3/4 cups  butter, softened
  • eggs
  • 1/2 cup  water
  •   One 15-ounce can pumpkin
  • 1 cup  plus 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons  pecans, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons  sugar

Here’s a delicious and slightly sweet pumpkin bread that can go with dinner or that can be served as a dessert bread topped with whipped cream. Great for any time of year enjoy this pumpkin bread for a quick bite with friends and family. 


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Grease the bottoms of two 8-by-4-inch loaf pans. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg until mixed.

In a large bowl, beat the sugar and the butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each one is added. Beat in the water and pumpkin. Add the flour mixture and beat until mixed. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread evenly in pans. Sprinkle tops with the remaining chocolate chips, pecans, and sugar.

Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour, 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Allow the loaves to cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing.


Calories per serving:

380 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 231g 355%
  • Carbs 953g 318%
  • Saturated 130g 651%
  • Fiber 40g 160%
  • Trans 6g
  • Sugars 529g
  • Monounsaturated 68g
  • Polyunsaturated 16g
  • Protein 92g 185%
  • Cholesterol 1,110mg 370%
  • Sodium 5,207mg 217%
  • Calcium 446mg 45%
  • Magnesium 477mg 119%
  • Potassium 2,506mg 72%
  • Iron 22mg 123%
  • Zinc 11mg 72%
  • Phosphorus 1,420mg 203%
  • Vitamin A 4,794µg 533%
  • Vitamin C 18mg 30%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 66%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 98%
  • Niacin (B3) 9mg 45%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 45%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 309µg 77%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 34%
  • Vitamin D 7µg 2%
  • Vitamin E 12mg 58%
  • Vitamin K 94µg 118%
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